Bomb scare halts train between Switzerland and Italy

ZURICH/MILAN- Rail traffic through the Alps between Switzerland and Italy was halted on Wednesday after an anonymous caller said there was a bomb on a freight train, Swiss police said.
The Simplon tunnel was closed at around 11:30 a.m. as police dog handlers searched for explosives. The police said the tunnel might reopen on Wednesday evening.
A spokesman for Swiss Rail said buses were taking passengers to the Italian border city of Domodossola.